|Type, Precision, Input mode||Scientific, 10 BCD digits, exponent ±99, Algebraic|
|Programmable||Yes, BASIC interpreter. Switch unit to "PRO" (program) mode and enter BASIC commands preceeded by line numbers.
"RUNx" starts a program at line number x, "BRK" interrupts the program execution.
memory, "MEM" reports 9342 bytes (approx. 10kByte)
According to the manual the PC-1261 comes with 10 kByte RAM but the PC-1260 only with 4 kByte. So apparently there is some expansion memory installed.
|Display & Hardware||2 lines of 24 characters, each 7x5 pixel black&white LCD plus annunciators
SC61860 CPU, 40 kByte ROM, 0.58 MHz
|Original Pricing, Production||1983, approx. 90€ according to Wumpus.
|Batteries||2 large button cells, 3V
|Dimensions||Length 7cm, Width 13.5cm, Height 1.15cm|
|Links||Manual: "Sharp Taschencomputer Modell PC-1260, PC-1261 Bedienungsanleitung" (German, 256 pages, from Sharp EU-Support)
|Comment||See chapter 6 of the manual for the use of the "RSV" (reserve) mode.
The "SML" key switches to small letters.
The "P<>NP" key turns printing on or off, see "PRINT" annunciator in the display.
"Help" displays a complete list of commands. Arrow up/down keys scroll thru this list.
In case of an error "Help" displays some more information.
The "MEM#" command returns 128 but it is not quite clear what this means.
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